Hello you! My name is Nila Kay. I am a multi-genre singer/songwriter that releases new music EVERY MONTH to my subscribers!
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I am a singer-songwriter based in the DC area. I have released one album, "Serial Love", as well as several singles, and have also written the soundtrack to the independent film "Portrait". Additionally, I was a guitarist for 10 years with the DC based band "The Players", who sold out venues such as the 9:30 club and The Howard Theater.
EDUCATION AND TEACHING
I graduated in 2010 with a Master Certificate in Songwriting & Guitar from Berkleemusic Online. I also taught guitar & songwriting at Capitol Hill Arts Workshop from 2014 to 2017, and now teach guitar lessons via Skype or Zoom. Additionally, I am the Founder and Facilitator of "Fierce! A Girls' Songwriting Workshop with Nila Kay". Most recently, I have created several courses for you to learn how to play guitar and write a song! Here they are!
In June 2022, I graduated from Mitchell-Hamline School of Law. I hope to one day meld my legal knowledge with my music career to help myself and other artists thrive and profit.
Check out my article about music licensing that was recently published in Mitchell-Hamline's Cybaris IP Law Journal!
LICENSING ASSISTANT & CATALOGUE MANAGEMENT
In summer and fall of 2021, I externed with Molly Girl Music, LLC to assist in the preparation of sync licensing for film projects, research intellectual property ownership splits, assist in catalog administration and management, and provide intellectual property and copyright law legal research.
HEAD OF CATALOGUE MANAGEMENT AT AMBROSIA MUSIC
I am currently working with Ambrosia Music as their Head of Catalogue Management! Ambrosia Music is a new music publisher headquartered in the Metro DC area.
ON THE HORIZON
I am recording a new EP to be released in 2023! Purchase anything from my website to be granted VIP behind the scenes access and witness the magic of creating music!